Mark Schaub

Schaub, Mark

Areas of practice

Mark Schaub specializes in foreign direct investment, M&A and restructuring in China. He has advised on foreign investment projects in all major sectors in China with a cumulative value exceeding USD 20 billion. He is familiar with China issues faced by companies of all sizes and is a trusted advisor to many companies ranging from family owned businesses to Fortune 500 companies. He is also the global co-head of our consumer practice.

Work experience

Mark Schaub has worked as a lawyer in Shanghai since 1993. He was the first foreign partner to join our China firm in 2000. Prior to this, he worked in well-known German and American law firms in their Shanghai offices. He has been consistently recognized as one of the “Leading Lawyers” by Legal 500 and a number of authoritative legal ranking media for corporate practice.

In addition to his work as legal counsel Mr. Schaub has been appointed as a director to joint ventures and WFOEs in various sectors and has also been liquidation chairman of several large Sino-foreign joint ventures.

He is also the author of the following books “China: the Art of Law – Chronicling deals, disasters, greed, stupidity and occasional success in China” (CCH) and “China Strategy – Entry, Operation and Exit” (Wolters Kluwer). 

He is currently working on “All I want is Everything” a book on the Chinese consumer.

Mark’s working languages are English, German, and Mandarin. 

Location

AQ Contact

AQ Contact
Mark Schaub is one of our AQ contacts.
Legal insights

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